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Memorial Day is coming up quickly! Are you ready to kick off summer!?! I sure am!
Typically, we spend the weekend at BBQs and then our neighborhood pool opens so there’s always the first dip to start our summer off right. But being a military family, we also take a moment to honor WHY we celebrate Memorial Day.
It isn’t about the great sales on a new grill, or [finally] getting a 3-day weekend to spend with the family. It’s about honoring those men and women who gave their lives to serve our great nation in the Armed Services.
One way I like to show my appreciation during Memorial Day is to give back to those troops still serving. Whether it’s by providing meals to those who are working on the holiday, or just swinging by with some cookies to say, “thanks.” I know it isn’t easy for them to see the rest of us enjoy our holiday while they are still serving and protecting. (more…)